Uwe Hahn

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays an important role in differentiating idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) from its atypical forms. Causes like chronic vascular disease and normal-pressure hydrocephalus are easily visualized. Furthermore, specific atrophy patterns can be found with multi-system atrophies, corticobasal degeneration and progressive(More)
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) are important tools in the differential diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring of cognitive disorders. SPECT and PET are highly sensitive methods for the early diagnosis of underlying neurodegeneration and the functional changes in the basal ganglia. Early and reliable(More)
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is the second most common form of neurodegenerative dementia. It is usually caused by a mixture of symptoms of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease leading to a significant impairment of nigro-striatal dopaminergic and baso-cortical cholinergic neurotransmission with typical clinical symptoms of a fluctuating course,(More)
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